Dr. Darrell Jodock will be presenting Reconstructing a Lutheran View of Judaism: Recent Developments in the ELCA.
This session will examine several recent ELCA statements regarding Lutheran-Jewish relations. How have they come to terms with Luther’s writings on the Jewish people? What kinds of commitments have those statements made? And how are those commitments being carried out?
Dr. Darrell Jodock is the Drell and Adeline Bernhardson Distinguished Professor of Religion Emeritus, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota, and founder of the Institute for Jewish-Christian Understanding at Muhlenberg College.
Professor Jodock teaches in the area of Lutheran Studies. His teaching interests include Lutheran Studies, Christian-Jewish Relations, History of Christian Thought, and Nineteenth Century Theology. Jodock is the first holder of the Drell and Adeline Bernhardson Distinguished Professor of Religion. He is the recipient of the Danforth Graduate Fellowship and was elected to membership in Phi Beta Kappa. He has also received the Wallenberg Tribute Award for interfaith activity.